Bosque School, a co-ed independent day school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, seeks an experienced and talented mathematics teacher to begin August 2017. We are looking for dynamic candidates who are passionate about teaching math, love working with high school students, and are trained as math educators. We place a high value on community and seek candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and who will work well with students, colleagues, and parents. Preferable candidates would have the ability to teach a variety of math courses including higher levels of math for juniors and seniors. Bosque School is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that reflects the cultural richness of New Mexico.
The essential duties/responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Teaching five sections of math that may include Algebra 1, Integrated Geometry/Algebra 2 course, Statistics and Applied Math, Pre-Calculus or Calculus with the possibility of a computer programming elective
Serving as a faculty advisor to 10-12 students
Sponsoring a one-week experiential learning program during Bosque School’s Winterim Week
Participating in faculty meetings and ongoing professional learning through Bosque's Sofia Center for Professional Development
Collaborating closely with the math department, and grade-level and advisory teams
Fulfilling other non-teaching duties as assigned by the division head
Please submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, January 27th to Alicia Chavez, Assistant to the Head of Upper School at firstname.lastname@example.org. Consideration of all candidates will take place until an offer is made and accepted.
Three years of teaching experience at the upper school level
Background in mathematics and/or mathematics education
Bachelor’s degree (mathematics, mathematics education, or related field)
Knowledge of current pedagogical trends in math education
Experience with computer programming/computer science desirable
Capacity to address the developmental needs of academically motivated students with a range of learning styles and learning differences
Passion and skill to contribute positively to an educational environment that supports a lifelong love of learning, self-esteem, and respect for the community and the world in which we live
Commitment to engaging in community conversations about diversity and equity
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on experience
Founded in 1994 and located on a 45-acre site in the bosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bosque School values integrity, community and scholarship. Our progressive curriculum is designed to support a lifelong learning mindset through challenge and inquiry. Through the Bosque Environmental Monitoring Program, our students host thousands of peers from around the state as they are trained on-site to c...ollect scientific data for use by researchers at the University of New Mexico. A dynamic Service Learning program develops student leadership skills. Ongoing teacher growth is facilitated by the Sofia Center for Professional Development, like BEMP and our student service program, an expression of the school's commitment to public-private partnership in our community. Currently, we serve about 490 students in grades six through twelve. There are over 60 full-time faculty members with more than half of them holding advanced degrees and a support staff of 41. The average class size is 16 and the average student:faculty ratio is 9:1.